It's been a busy few weeks of action and media coverage for the New Urbanism movement, from big-picture ideas to the Legacy Projects in the CNU 27 host city of Louisville

With a stronger identity and coordinated planning for Woodlawn Avenue, Beechmont may be the next hot neighborhood in Louisville.

CNU Legacy project in Russell neighborhood in West Louisville listens to residents, drawing their dreams.

Reining in sprawl is still the most important first step in transitioning to a more benign kind of settlement, and more responsible planning. Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is only one of many benefits—but it is a significant one.

The new neighborhood by the Atlanta Beltline offers a well-designed, robust mix of housing, uses, and public spaces.

The submission deadline is April 5 for this year’s Driehaus Award, to be announced at CNU 27 in Louisville.

Why the key question, always, is this: "Is this this an upward trade?"

Like the McMansion, the McMain Street attempts to mimic the complex roof massing of many buildings in a single building. Here are ideas on better ways to preserve or create Main Street character.

A redesign for the obsolete 1956 Buffalo Skyway addresses multiple community goals: enhancing mobility, promoting economic development, creating jobs, and reimagining the possibilities of Buffalo’s waterfront.

CNU neighborhood design workshops this week are led by Urban Design Associates, Street Plans Collaborative, Placemakers, and Gresham Smith.